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Services for alumni

The University of Manchester Library is committed to providing all alumni of the University of Manchester with a quality library service working closely with the Division of Development and Alumni Relations.

We are constantly looking at ways in which the alumni can make most use of the Library after graduating. If you have any comments or suggestions please use the feedback form.

Electronic Library Access

Login to YourManchester and access a range of the Library's e-resources from wherever you are in the world:

  • NEW! Henry Stewart Talks - The Business & Management Collection of over 900 online video lectures and case studies by recognisable leading world experts.
  • NEW! SOL - The Sustainable Organization Library. An online collection of almost 10,000 journal articles, chapters, case studies and research reports covering governance, compliance, sustainability, CSR, environmental management and related fields.
  • NEW! IEEE - Explore Digital Library. The IEEE All-Society Periodicals Package (ASPP) provides access to the IEEE core collection of engineering, electronics, and computer science periodicals.
  • SAGE - e-journals collection spanning business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology & medicine
  • DASH UK - company financial information
  • KEY NOTE - UK market sector reports
  • JSTOR - 1000+ interdisciplinary e-journals to support teaching and learning

Further details and access

On Campus Library access

Alumni can access the Library free of charge when they come back to campus *

  • Borrow up to 15 books for a semester (exc. High Demand books)
  • Walk-in access to more electronic resources

How to apply

* You will need an alumni Library card; you can get those by taking your Alumni Association membership card to the Customer Services Desk on the Ground Floor of the Main Library. If you haven’t got an Alumni Association card yet, you can request one from the Division of Development and Alumni Relations, room G6 in the Christie building. Alternatively please provide a copy of your Graduation certificate.

Manchester Business School alumni

If you are a graduate from one of the postgraduate courses at the Manchester Business School you are also entitled to visit and use the Precinct Library.

In addition, the Library area on MBSNetwork Online, the exclusive password protected networking portal for MBS alumni, provides global access to a range of electronic research resources.

You will need to self register to use the resources.

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